Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support was £235 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Third Line Support
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 80 96
Rank change year-on-year -8 +16 0
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.31% 0.53% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.56% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Glasgow median daily rate £235 £198 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.99% -24.76% -2.78%
10th Percentile £218 £139 £251
90th Percentile £253 £300 £284
Scotland median daily rate £281 £241 £235
% change year-on-year +16.58% +2.66% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1253 1062 1639
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.53% 94.57% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 569 853
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £223
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 27 30
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.50 £13.38 £30.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.74% -56.24% +85.30%
10th Percentile £10.35 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.50 £41.35 £56.75
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.50 £23.35
% change year-on-year +22.48% -29.34% +33.43%

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Glasgow

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 3rd Line Support in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Glasgow

3rd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Glasgow

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 3rd Line Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) SAN

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) VSAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) HNC
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) VMware